Information for Volunteers
- 1 To express your interest in volunteering for linux.conf.au 2018
- 2 For assistance if you have been accepted as a volunteer
- 3 Volunteer mailing list
- 4 What to bring to linux.conf.au
- 5 Emergency contacts
To express your interest in volunteering for linux.conf.au 2018
Head on over to https://linux.conf.au/attend/volunteer/. If you feel that you meet one or more of our criteria, or can bring something else to the conference, then please follow the instructions at the bottom of that page to register your interest.
For assistance if you have been accepted as a volunteer
Please send an email to email@example.com.
Volunteer mailing list
You will be subscribed to this list once you are accepted as a volunteer. You can use this to get in touch with other volunteers (e.g. to organise shared accommodation) and/or ask any volunteer-specific questions that you might have.
The list email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
What to bring to linux.conf.au
- Laptop, phone, camera, chargers etc - most people bring a laptop, tablet and other such devices. Free WiFi is available during the conference. Many Delegates enjoy hacking, coding and developing together at linux.conf.au.
- Sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bottle - Sydney can have high summer temperatures staying sun-smart and well hydrated is important!
- Clothes and toiletries - adequate clothing and sanitary items to see you through the week should be brought. The conference venue near many shopping centres so you'll be OK if you forget anything. Remember to bring any medication you may need.
- Identification and if international, your passport - for registration purposes, we may need to see identification, and if you're a student, we'll need to see your student card. In accordance with liquor laws, you may be asked for ID to be served alcohol.
- Cash or card - you will likely have some incidental expenses during the conference. There are ATMs available at the conference venue, and most nearby venues take card.
All emergency Services: 000
In Australia, 000 is the main point of call for all emergency services - Police / Fire brigade / Ambulance. 911 will not redirect to 000.
In case of emergency
- Dial 6 from a campus phone or Freecall 1800 249 559
General UTS security enquiries
- Dial 9514 1192
We have St Johns to provide medical assistance if needed. Where are St Johns going to be located?
- At the back left (north west) of CB01 level 4 (ground level, one below registration)
On Call Linux Conference Australia Organiser
- 1300 564 998 or +61 2 9056 0889
Crisis and Mental Health
- Lifeline Australia - Crisis support and suicide prevention
- 13 11 14
- Beyond Blue - Support Service and referrals
- 1300 22 4636
Additional information will be provided during the volunteer induction sesstion to be held on Sunday 21/01/2018 (time/location to be confirmed).